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Re: autoconf problems with clang

Edgar Fuà <> writes:

> I have several packages that fail to build with clang due to GNU
> configure scripts generated by old versions of autoconfig. For
> instance, jpeginfo decides that the preprocessor is /lib/cpp and then
> fails to find an header files. With math/gap, the upstream
> cnf/configure.out also fails to detect the presence of various
> standard header files.
> Regenerating with the Xcode-supplied autoconf rectifies the problem.
> What's the supposed way of fixing this?
> Notifying all upstream authors to re-generate their configure scripts?
> Supplying new configure scripts vi patches?
> Depending on recent autoconf and re-generating the configure scripts in 
> pre-configure?

I'd regenerate them in pre-configure and notify developers.


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